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Eight O'clock Landscape Hour with Bill Jenkins

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Segment 1 (running time 12:51)

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Bill Jenkins with Think Green Irrigation and Landscaping with tips on getting ready for the summer heat!

Recommendations - Shade!!  Trees,  pergola's, natural vs. man-made.

Caller: 

  • Bruce - Hong Kong Orchid leaves leaching out.

Recommendation - fertilizer with Iron and Nitrogen, but don't over fertilize. Water deeply too.

  • Mary - Leaves on here ocotillo is turning yellow.

Segment 2 (running time 6:45)

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Callers:
  • Mike -small backyard and looking for shade. Can he plant a tree or should he stick to shrubs?

Recommendation - Small trees might work. Try aYellow Bird of Paradise, Purple Plumb, or Texas Ebony. Vines are a good option too!

Segment 3 (running time 12:46)

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Now is the time to plan for the summer heat!! How do you want to use your backyard? Create shade so you can enjoy your yard year round.

Recommendation - Outdoor lighting is a great idea so you can be outside at night when it's cooler in the evening.

Caller:

  • Greg - When he switches from Rye to Bermuda every year, his yard is taken over by weeds.

Call Scottsdale Weed Control.

  • Tony - His lawn varies from year to year. Should he thatch? Should he aerate?

Recommendation - Aerating is a good idea. Your plant roots need oxygen too!

Segment 4 (running time 6:26)

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Callers:
  • Richard - Huge backyard and wondering if planting agave trees is a good idea.

Recommendation - Absolutely! Try small containers first and make sure they're protected and watered. Talk to the Magic Garden in Tucson and see what they think will work in his area.

Nine O'clock Hour with Rosie & Romey

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Segment 1 (running time 12:42)

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  • It's National Volunteer Week - Recognizing Darel Eschbach with Habitat for Humanity. He's part of the Deconstruction Crew and been volunteering since 2006. If you're interested in volunteering, contact volunteer services at Habitat for Humanity. Thank you Darel!!!
We're In-Studio with Dan and Julie King with Harmon Solar

Find out if Solar is right for you!
  • First Step - Get a solar consultant to find out what's great for you.
  • Federal and State Tax Rebates are still available.  
Callers:
  • Sean - Company calling and offering federal grants and he's researched the call and it's a solar company.

Recommendation - sounds like a scam. Beware!! Call Harmon Solar.


Segment 2 (running time 6:07)

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In-Studio talking solar with Dan and Julie King of Harmon Solar.

Callers:
  • Ray - Is solar a good option for a backup power system?

Recommendation - Yes, solar energy stored in batteries and will work well. 

- Discussion on what makes a home a good candidate for solar panels.

  • Daisy - Bought a home with a solar water heater. Who can she call for service?
Recommendation -  continued in next segment.......



Segment 3 (running time 11:50)

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....continued from Segment 2

Daisy - call Harmon Solar!

In Tucson call The Solar Store or Southwestern Solar!

Caller:
  • Greg - Technology in solar energy is advancing. Will the prices drop  and when should a person make the move.
Recommendation - Prices seem to be leveling off and if you buy now, you'll start saving now. 

Attend the Harmon Solar Open House on April 26th at 10 AM.  Sign up at Harmon Solar!

Caller:
  • Bob - Has a 2500 square foot home and wants to go off the grid. How much will it cost, how long will the panels last and how long will it take to pay for itself?
Recommendation - Call for a consultant on calculating your home's needs. Every homeowner uses electricity differently. Panels are warrantied for 25 years, but should last longer.
  • Owen - Very happy with Harmon Solar's installation. Everything was perfect!

Segment 4 (running time 6:45)

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Callers:
  • Mark - what is the benefit of leasing solar equipment versus purchasing the equipment. What's the best way of financing to save the most money?

Attend the Seminar at Harmon Solar

April 26th at 10AM

Call to attend. 800-281-3189

Ten O'clock Hour with Rosie & Romey

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Segment 1 (running time 11:54)

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We're Talking Trash! Where does all your garbage go and how can recycling save us all money?

Homeowner Alert!!!

-Nest brand smoke detectors being recalled, but you don't need to send them in. It will fix itself online.

In-Studio with Felipe Moreno, Deputy Public Works Director with the City of Phoenix, talking about new technology and why proper disposal is good for the environment and SAVES MONEY!


Segment 2 (running time 6:49)

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Romey interviews Jennifer Davidson from the city of Scottsdale and talks about their new guide to stopping leaks and wasting water. Stop wasting your money too!

View and Print the new guide!

Enter the photo contest to win a houseboat vacation on Lake Powell. Find all the details here.

Tracing our trash from the kitchen to curb to where.......



Segment 3 (running time 13:37)

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Trash Disposal -Practice the 5 R's!!!
  • Reduce
  • Reuse
  • Recycling
  • Reconsidering
  • Re-imagine
*DON'T PUT YOUR PLASTIC GROCERY BAGS IN YOUR RECYCLING. Bring them back to your grocery store.

Tour the Transfer Station with Rosie and see how it all happens. Email info@rosieonthehouse.com and type Trash Tour 2014 in the subject line.

Register to win an Arizona Staycation from Sanderson Ford and the Arizona Highways Magazine.

New Destinations

The Ultimate Staycation

Segment 4 (running time 6:26)

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In-Studio with Felipe Moreno with the city of Phoenix.

Find out why clean disposal of our trash is important as a home improvement issue.

2 Programs Starting in July
  • Save R&R - Save $3.00 a month on a medium size garbage can.
  • Offering a 3rd container - Add another can to take your yard waste and compost away. Send less to the landfill!